On This Day

What Happened in June 1594

Historical Events

  • Jun 11 Philip II recognized the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paves way to the creation of the Principalía (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 15 Nicolas Poussin, French painter, born near Les Andelys, France (d. 1665)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 3 Michel Renichon, priest, executed
  • Jun 3 John Aylmer, English political theorist (b. 1521)
  • Jun 14 Orlandus Lassus, Flemish composer (Prophet sybillarum), dies at about 61 [birthdate uncertain]